Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PHP 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 7 over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP 7
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 618 586 -
Rank change year-on-year -32 - -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.022% 0.019% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.045% 0.042% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
London median daily rate £338 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
England median daily rate £350 £375 £288
% change year-on-year -6.67% +30.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

PHP 7 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,463 19,083 19,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.34% 45.56% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,235 14,253 14,349
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £306
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 126 131
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +34.95% +2.21%
10th Percentile £18.45 £16.29 £14.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £65.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

PHP 7
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PHP 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 7 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 7 in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 7 within the London region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 4 £338 - 1
East London - 1 £400 -
PHP 7
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for PHP 7.

1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) Symfony
3 8 (80.00%) PHPUnit
4 6 (60.00%) MySQL
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) RESTful
6 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (30.00%) npm
7 3 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (30.00%) Sass
7 3 (30.00%) Grunt
7 3 (30.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) webpack
7 3 (30.00%) gulp
7 3 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (30.00%) Magento
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) CSS3
7 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 3 (30.00%) BDD
7 3 (30.00%) Unix
7 3 (30.00%) OO
7 3 (30.00%) Retail
8 2 (20.00%) Redis
8 2 (20.00%) Test Automation

PHP 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Grunt
2 3 (30.00%) gulp
2 3 (30.00%) webpack
3 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (20.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Symfony
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) Sass
4 2 (20.00%) Redux
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) SOLID
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Zend